Specie: L. polyphyllus
Garden lupin (lupin) Big-leaved lupine
Name in Latin: Fabaceae ( or Leguminosae) Faboideae
Name in English: legume, pea. bean family
Origin: North America
Growth Habit: herbaceous
Flower: densely packed on tall erect spikelike stalks in racemes
Blooming Period: July - October
Leaf: palmately compound with 9-17 leaflets 3-15cm long
Graceful "old fashioned"
Care and Handling
Lasting Quality: 5-10 days
Amount of water:
Nutrition: preservative / food
Lupins make good companion plants for crops that need significant amounts of nitrogen in their soil and can be intercropped properly, like cucumbers, squash, broccoli, and spinach.